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State of Minnesota, County of Cass - in Probate Court - Special Term, Oct. 6, 1903

In the matter of the admission of: Mary Ellen Clark, George Henry Clark, Nellie Rosella Clark, Louis Edward Clark, James Morrow Clark and Freddie Eugene Clark, to the State Public School.

 On reading and filing the petition of C. E. Scribner and John King, County Commissioners of the County of Cass, for an examination and determination by the Probate Court of the County of Cass as to the condition of the above named children, alleged by them to be dependent on the public for support, by reason of the poverty of their parents, and if found by this court in such alleged condition that an order be entered sending them to the State Public School.

 And the said children having been brought before the Judge of this Court for examination as to their alleged dependent condition, and Hon. Daniel DeLury, the County Attorney of said County having attended said examination in behalf of the petitioners, and Hon. Frank F. Lewis, a friend of said children having appeared in their behalf in said Probate Court, and C. E. Scribner, County Commissioner in the Village of Backus, the village in which the said children reside, having appeared in their behalf, and the said Judge of Probate having investigated the facts: He finds that said children are dependent upon the public for support, by reason of the poverty of their parents.

 The following is a statement of the facts so far as ascertained, as to the age of the children, name, nationality, residence and occupation of the parents:
 The children are respectively ten years, eight years, six years, four years, two years, and two months old.
 The father’s name is Eugene L. Clark. He is of French and Spanish descent. He is now in the Brainerd Hospital, at Brainerd, Minnesota. His occupation is that of farmer.
 The mother’s name is Theresa Clark. She is of Irish descent. Her residence is Backus, Minnesota.

 Dr. F. L. Wilcox, county physician of the County of Cass, has made filed in this Court, his certificate, under oath, that said children have been examined by him, and are in his opinion of sound mind, and have no chronic or contagious disease, and in his opinion have not been exposed to any contagious disease within fifteen days previous to the examination before the Judge of this court, to-wit: the 6th day of October, A.D. 1903.

 WHEREFORE the said Judge of Probate certifies that the said children are entitled to admission to the State Public School at Owatonna.

 It is therefore ordered that said children be taken to the State Public School at Owatonna, and admitted therein.
 In testimony whereof, we have caused the seal of the probate court of said county to be hereunto affixed.
Witness Hon. J. G. McGarry, Judge of Probate at Walker, in said County, this 6th day of October, A.D. 1903.


Court Order, 1903-10-06

In the matter of the admission of Mary Ellen Clark, George Henry Clark, Nellie Rosella Clark, Louis Edward Clark, James Morrow Clark and Freddie Eugene Clark to the State Public School.


Owner/SourceMinnesota Historical Society
Date6 Oct 1903
AlbumsOwatonna State Public School

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